God's Politics

You shall not pervert the justice due to your poor in their lawsuits. Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent and those in the right, for I will not acquit the guilty. – Exodus 23:6-7 […]

Conversion to God is equally linked to conversion to the love of neighbor. – Segundo GalileaQuoted in Cry Freedom, by Charles Ringma + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail

The Lord enters into judgment with the elders and princes of his people: It is you who have devoured the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in your houses. What do you mean by crushing my people, by grinding […]

DAVOS, Switzerland – The first comments I heard in response to President Bush’s State of the Union message were from a diverse group of business, political, media, and civil society leaders from all over the world, gathered in Davos, Switzerland, […]

The latest news on the State of the Union Address-lead responses, Democratic responses, specific issues including domestic policy, health insurance, immigration and energy,- the new commander for Iraq, Jimmy Carter in the Mideast, China, Somalia, Iran, Tutu at the World […]

What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works? Can faith save you? If a brother or sister is naked and lacks daily food, and one of you says to […]

Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. – Jelalludin Rumi + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail

Most of what we do in worldly life is geared toward our staying dry, looking good, not going under. But in baptism, in lakes and rain and tanks and fonts, you agree to do something that’s a little sloppy because […]

Jesus looked at him and said, “How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God! Indeed, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who […]

I’ve been thinking a lot about the ethos of violence that is spreading like a disease through our world. I just read that TV violence is at a record high, with an average of 13 incidents of violence every hour. […]